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Weekend SCOOP: Did This Week's Debate Serve the American People?

Weekend SCOOP: Did This Week's Debate Serve the American People?
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A plethora of patriotic conversation starters and an important debrief on this week's presidential debate, where we'll get to the heart of what matters most ... and that's YOU.

DEBATE DEBRIEF: Did The Presidential Debate Serve the American People?

Politicians and the press work for you, the American people, and at SmartHER News, we will never lose sight of that. Jenna discusses the first presidential debate of the 2024 election: What happened; Why It Matters: What To Consider.

🎙️ WATCH THE DEBATE DEBRIEF ABOVE OR BY CLICKING HERE. You can also listen on podcasting platforms everywhere (AppleSpotifyDirect Download)

📖 A FEW INTERESTING OPINION PIECES ABOUT THE DEBATE (If you missed the debate you can watch it in full here)

Joe Biden Is a Good Man and a Good President. He Must Bow Out of the Race.

Who Won the Trump-Biden Debate?

Biden still has a chance to off-set his disappointing debate performance

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A few interesting stories we covered this week on SmartHERNews.com ...

Wall Street Journal Reporter Faces "Secret" Russian Trial ~ The U.S. considers Evan Gershkovich, the first American journalist detained by Russia since the Cold War, "wrongfully detained." He stands trial in Russia for espionage and faces up to 20 years in prison.

🥇"If we continue to let this slide any farther, the Olympic games might not even be there." ~ Olympians testify in anti-doping Congressional hearing.

🇺🇸 "It renews your faith in humanity." ~ When former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks (86) passed away, no one claimed his body. That's when a local community stepped up.

📸: Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services

🎆 "You look like the 4th of July" ~ Fireworks may be the symbol of Independence Day, but do you know their backstory? The Smithsonian breaks down the fascinating history of fireworks.

time lapse photography of fireworks at night
Photo by Roven Images / Unsplash

🇺🇸 Something for the holiday barbecue: What day did the Revolutionary War actually begin? Who was the youngest man to sign the Declaration of Independence? And did a woman actually sign the document? These trivia questions are a great addition to your 4th of July celebrations. Something else for the barbecue? This themed coloring tablecloth for the littles.

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🥤 Are there any real health benefits found in prebiotic sodas? Experts offer their perspective.

🦛 "Escobar’s hippos": Nearly 40 years ago, Colombian cartel leader Pablo Escobar smuggled unlikely pets into his South American homeland. Decades later, they have threatened crops, people and Colombia's ecosystem. Read the history of Colombia's hippos and the efforts to combat their population surge.

⏱️ Bully! FBI and NPS recover a stolen pocket watch that once belonged to Teddy Roosevelt. "The stories this watch could tell over the last 126 years include colorful and profound moments in American history."

📖 On this week in history, Anne Frank's diary is first published. She wouldn't survive the Holocaust, but her father did. In the 1970s, Otto Frank spoke of his daughter and her diary in an interview with the BBC, quoting this advice he received from a friend: "It's a human document and you should publish it." Grab your copy HERE.

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And that's your weekend SCOOP!

Jenna and the SHN Team 

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